tacos

Texters, Unite! The Taco Emoji Is Officially Under Consideration

Get ready to text your friends so, so many tacos
Nov 19, 2014 4:00 pm

You'll never have to rummage around the "Things" section of your emoji keyboard for that darn taco emoji again. Your thoughts of "it must be there, it's a freaking taco, they have to have a taco" are completely mitigated and the Unicode Consortium has heard your dissent. This noble staple of the Mexican menu is officially under consideration to be sainted included in the emoji pantheon, expanding in mid-2015.

Venison Is Tasty But Tricky: Here's How To Turn Your Fresh Kill Into Killer Tacos

Tenderize it, don't criticize it
Nov 11, 2014 1:00 pm

If you hunt, or you're at least lucky enough to have a generous hunter in your life, you already know that deer meat can be tasty as a roast, a steak, stir-fry, meatballs, burgers, sausages and more — just as long as you cook it properly. Laurie Woolever shows us how it's done. With tortillas.

Thistle Hill Tavern's Kale Taco Salad Recipe

Dale Talde whips up a healthier taco salad
Sep 23, 2014 12:00 pm

Thistle Hill Tavern is the Brooklyn restaurant from Top Chef alum and all-around kitchenmaster Dale Talde. The casual spot plays up the bounty of local, seasonal ingredients and its menu is packed with stuff you really want to eat. Like a taco salad, but not a terrible taco salad. Swap out lettuce for kale and don't worry about the taco shell (crushed up chips on the bottom add flavor and crunch just fine!). The point is, make a taco salad. 

Rockaway Taco's Andrew Field Is Ready For Le Fooding At The Beach

Food festival spotlights boardwalk restoration
Jun 30, 2014 12:00 pm

The operator of New York's popular surf-side taqueria will be hand-grinding fresh masa on the beach to make sopes for the three-day food and music festival. He says the vibe is vastly improved from the chaotic post-hurricane cleanup of last year. See what else is cooking up seaside this way.

12 Light And Summery Mexican Recipes

Ceviche, enchilada, agua fresca for warm weather
Jun 23, 2014 10:00 am

When the season turns to summer, we can’t make enough of these Mexican dishes. Because, it makes us think about traveling to Mexico. We think of rays of sunny warmth. Heat, sweat and a chilled Modelo to cool things down. We think of grilled meats and bursts of acid from a freshly halved lime. We think of the fine mix of smoked clams and tequila. Mexican cooking is warm-weather cooking for us, and here are 12 recipes to help get you in the mood. 

Remember The Tumblr That Mashed Up Album Covers And Tacos? Viva Album Tacos!

Fall down the Tumblr hole of cover art and tacos
May 19, 2014 3:00 pm

This is an official call to our friends, Chicago-based DJs The Hood Internet, to please revive Album Tacos. Their Tumblr (as is congruous with their style) is a mashup of two great things: album art and, you guessed it, the mighty taco. Dormant since December of 2013 (AHEM!), this page still deserves some views. In fact, check out a few of the reader-submitted posts and just try to stop.

Meatless Mexican: Grilled Portobello Mushroom Tacos Recipe

Smoky portobello tacos that hit the spot
May 12, 2014 11:00 am

Anyone who's ever loved a taco should hit LA's Pink Taco with an empty belly and a fierce craving. In honor of Grilling Month (and Meatless Monday), we borrowed chef Sam Anguiano's recipe for vegetarian mushroom tacos that even devout carnivores will love. 

Pink Taco's Grilled Baja Fish Tacos Recipe

Tangy, spicy fish tacos that hit the spot
May 8, 2014 1:00 pm

Anyone who's ever loved a fish taco should hit LA's Pink Taco with an empty belly and a fierce craving. In honor of Grilling Month, we borrowed Chef Sam Anguiano's recipe. What's his secret to the ultimate fresh flavor? Right this way, friends...

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